Plugin updates, licensing + renewal plugin

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Plugin updates, licensing + renewal plugin

David Anderson-29

Some of you may recall that some moons ago, I released a free plugin for
providing plugin updates services for free plugins, managed from your WP

The plan was to then have a paid version that added features for paid
plugins (specifically, licence management). I've now changed course, and
released the would-have-been-premium version for free. This plugin is
the full version of what's used at since 2013 to deliver
hundreds of thousands of updates to customers (though,
isn't yet update to the latest major version, and relies on bespoke
coding for some features before they were added to the main plugin).

It allows distribution of free and paid plugins, and handling of
licences (add, delete, renew, reset), and automatic sending of reminders
to licensees with expiring licences. There's even a class so that you
can integrate an updater into your plugin with 1 include and 1 line of

The plugin is here:

What's the catch? No catch... but there is a paid add-on for WooCommerce
integration (automatic creation and renewal of licences, renewal
discount coupons, linking orders with licenses, links in renewal
reminder emails to automatically pre-fill the cart). If you're
interested in an integration for another e-commerce plugin, then give me
a shout off-list.


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